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 / Updated  / Source: TODAY
By Kristin Booker

They look gorgeous on the Oscar's red carpet, but it doesn't happen by magic. We caught some behind-the-scenes photos of the action as the stars prepared for Hollywood’s big night. Take a look and be sure to vote for your favorite in TODAY's Golden Hanger Award for both actors and actresses!

Oops! Al almost had a wardrobe malfunction.

Jennifer Lopez has been preparing for the red carpet with appearances on the Oscar party circuit all weekend.

Rita Ora took a moment to do a little undereye pampering before the big event.

Lady Gaga’s pooches got in on the pampering. Lucky dogs!

Reese Witherspoon shared a chat session with her "biggest fan," daughter Ava.

Burberry posted a sneak peek at supermodel Suki Waterhouse’s dress, bound to stun while she’s on the arm of nominee beau Bradley Cooper.

What's Reese Witherspoon's Oscar must-have? Her loving hubby.

Tim McGraw took a moment to get a very manly manicure...

Zoe Saldana sneaked a peek at her gorgeous gown.

Jamie Chung enjoyed a beverage while her team worked their magic.

Alexa Chung tweeted this dazzling photo before her big red carpet moment.

Leslie Mann’s beautiful mane pre-red carpet by Lona Vigi.

Gwyneth Paltrow is about to depart for the red carpet, giving one last look before the festivities.

Marion Cotillard had a blast with her team before getting dressed.

Common warmed up for his Oscars performance by going to church.

The Fault In Our Stars actor Ansel Elgort beamed next to his Oscars date, his lovely mother.

Celebrity makeup artist Pati Dubroff perfected Naomi Watts’ lip before hitting the red carpet.

Oprah takes a quick photo with long-time beau Stedman Graham before heading to the Kodak Theatre.

Maria Menounos strikes her first pose on the red carpet.

Stylist Louise Roe captures attention before the festivities in her Monique Lhuillier gown.

Stylist Kate Young sends a breathtaking image of a gown before it hits the carpet.

Calvin Klein offered a close-up of Lupita Nyong'o's gown.

Sienna Miller hits the red carpet in elegant Oscar de la Renta.

Aaron Paul struck a pose with his beautiful wife before heading out the door.

Here comes Jared Leto!

Lena Dunham posted a snap of this year’s Oscars look: a great pair of sweatpants.

Reese Witherspoon posted a stunning photo of her breathtaking red carpet gown.

Kerry Washington gave us a close-up of her elegant Miu Miu gown.

Celebrity makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury posted a beautiful photo of Sienna Miller along with a breakdown of her gorgeous Oscars makeup look.

Perhaps the world's cutest couple!

Robert Duvall took us along for his limo ride to the show.

Nominee Mark Ruffalo had a grateful message before the show: "Preview. Lots of love to all. Thanks for all the support and kindness. @TheAcademy"

Our wonderful host NPH documented dropping off his official predictions.

Anna Kendrick shares her relief after nailing the opening number.

Laura Dern's gorgeous ring had a deeper significance.

Meryl Streep and J.Lo are best friends ... who knew?